2020-2021 DISTRICT 509 BOARD OF TRUSTEES SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
ECC ID or Social Security Number ________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(If you don’t have an ECC ID or SSN, enter N/A)
Last Name ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
First Name __________________________________________________________________________________________ Middle Initial _____________________
City _______________________________________________________________________ State ______________________ ZIP __________________________
Home Phone ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
High School _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Graduation Date __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
ECC Major/Career Goal ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
How did you learn about the Board of Trustees Scholarship? ______________________________________________________________________________
Please submit a one-page essay (personal statement) that details your educational plans, career goals, and past involvements in
high school and community activities. Include your name on the essay.
WHICH SEMESTER MARKS THE BEGINNING OF YOUR SCHOLARSHIP PERIOD?
_____ FALL _____ SPRING
Please indicate which scholarship you are applying for.
_____ ACADEMIC TOP 10 PERCENT SCHOLARSHIP
(A non-competitive award; you must be a high school senior graduating in the upper 10 percent of your class.)
_____ ACADEMIC TOP 20 PERCENT SCHOLARSHIP
(A non-competitive award; you must be a high school senior graduating in the upper 20 percent of your class.)
TO MAINTAIN AND RENEW THE SCHOLARSHIP FOR UP TO TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, YOU MUST:
1. Complete a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester in consecutive years, fall and spring semesters only. If you drop below
full-time enrollment of at least 12 credit hours, you will forfeit the scholarship. The scholarship covers up to 12 hours of
remedial/developmental classes over the course of the two-year scholarship period.
2. Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B).
3. Be in good nancial standing with all ECC departments (no outstanding balances or nancial restrictions).
4. Maintain in-district residency for the duration of the scholarship period.
5. Participate in ten service hours per semester (Top 10 Percent Scholarship) or ve service hours per semester (Top 20 Percent
Scholarship) at ECC as dened by the Academic Scholars Program. Hours must be completed before the end of each term.
6. Maintain appropriate standards of conduct as detailed at elgin.edu/codeofconduct.
I attest that the information provided on this application and its accompanying documents is true to the best of my knowledge.
I have reviewed the scholarship application and maintenance criteria and I understand that my failure to maintain the requirements
will result in the forfeiture of my scholarship.
Signature __________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________ Date
Submit your completed application form along with all required documents as specied for the scholarship you hope to receive to:
Elgin Community College Financial Aid and Scholarships Ofce
Building B, Room B156
1700 Spartan Drive
Elgin, IL 60123-7193
ATTENTION: Board of Trustees Scholarships
Phone: 847-214-7489, Fax: 847-608-5460
ECC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Get more help paying for college! You may eligible for
additional scholarships through the ECC Foundation, which
awards over 200 merit and/or need-based scholarships each
year. Apply online today at elgin.edu/scholarships.